Sökning: "Rents"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 39 avhandlingar innehållade ordet Rents.

  1. 1. A Scramble for Rents : Foreign Aid and Armed Conflict

    Författare :Margareta Sollenberg; Mats Hammarström; Peter Wallensteen; Erik Melander; Margit Bussmann; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; armed conflict; civil conflict; civil war; coup d etat; foreign aid; rents; institutions; aid dependence; aid shocks; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Sammanfattning : Previous research has not specified the circumstances under which foreign aid may increase the probability of armed conflict. The purpose of this dissertation is to address this gap by employing a theoretical framework in which foreign aid produces incentives for a rent-seeking scramble among elites. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Models of Electoral Competition : Three Essays on Political Economics

    Författare :Jan Klingelhöfer; Torsten Persson; Christian Schultz; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Elections; Lobbying; Rents; Imperfect Information; Median Voter Theorem; Accountability; Valence; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis consists of three essays in theoretical political economics. In "The Swing Voters' Blessing", I model elections with quality differences between two ideological candidates. The quality differences are only observable to a limited number of informed voters. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Akademiens spannmål : uppbörd, handel och priser vid Uppsala universitet 1635-1719 = [Graintrade, rents and prices at Uppsala university 1635-1719]

    Författare :Astrid Hegardt; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History of science; Vetenskapshistoria;

    Sammanfattning : .... LÄS MER

  4. 4. Housing Vacancies and Rents in a Rent Controlled Market : the Case of Sweden

    Författare :Kerstin Klingborg; Mats Wilhelmsson; Rune Wigren; KTH; []
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    Sammanfattning : .... LÄS MER

  5. 5. Essays in Institutional and Development Economics

    Författare :Heather Congdon Fors; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; institutions; property rights; resource rents; rent seeking; child labor;

    Sammanfattning : Paper 1: "Congo: The Prize of Predation" Abstract: The article analyzes the war against Mobutu (1996-97) and the more recent war (1998- ) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo with particular attention to greed and grievance as motivating factors in these two wars. Whereas the authors' usage of the term "greed" simply reflects the desire to gain control of natural resource rents, they model "grievance" as deliberate institutional differences, implemented by the ruler, between the formal and informal sectors. LÄS MER